Business Development Associate

An exciting new opportunity has arisen for a Business Development Associate (Telesales) to join our Client’s team in Bristol!

Purpose of role:
To establish and grow new clients and business opportunities. The role is primarily telesales and client management with some face to face meetings while undertaking internet and telephone research to facilitate client acquisition.

Key accountabilities:
 Identify business opportunities to work with social housing providers/local authorities, promoting our Client’s funding offering
 Build pipeline which exceeds budget and supports delivery commitments to utility partners
 Build multiple trust-based relationships at the most senior level with key clients and prospects
 Liaise between internal delivery teams and clients, translating technical information into lay man’s terms
 Identify and manage campaigns to generate leads
 Gather market intelligence to feed back into the company

Experience required:
 The ability to spot opportunities and develop a viable sales proposition
 Telesales skills and experience in a B2B environment
 Proven ability to quickly get up to speed on new services and be able to identify opportunities for selling these when engaging with clients
 Ability to establish and maintain excellent relationships with clients to develop repeat business
 Experience or knowledge of managing and working in field sales/lead generation

Skills required:
 Excellent communication and influencing skills, both internally and externally
 Display tenacity and enjoy the challenge of a customer focused and fast paced sales environment
 Ability to maintain motivation needed to spend majority of every day on outgoing sales calls, without direct supervision
 Have an ethical attitude and a positive working ethic
 Strong drive for results, ability to set own goals
 Ability to think creatively
 Ability to work collaboratively internally and to draw on available expertise and support


This is a full time, permanent position offering a starting salary of circa £24,000, based in central Bristol.

If it sounds like the perfect role for you, apply today!


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